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SK Government: Education Class Size And Composition Committee Set To Meet Next Week

November 21, 2019 Today, Education Minister Gordon Wyant released the membership of the class size and composition committee, which is scheduled to have its first meeting next week. “The voice of parents, teachers, staff, leaders and Indigenous people was important as we worked to confirm membership on this committee,” Wyant said.  “I am confident these […]

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MB Government: Province Seeks Community-Based Service Providers to Deliver 24-7 Supports to Vulnerable Children and Families

November 21, 2019 Community Helpers will Help Prevent Apprehensions, Placement Breakdowns: Stefanson The Manitoba government is making $525,000 in grant funding available to recruit, train and employ ‘community helpers’ to provide services that reduce the risk of Child and Family Services (CFS) apprehension or placement breakdown, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “Our government is […]

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Unicef Canada: Federal government must respect First Nation children’s right to a childhood

TORONTO, 21 November 2019 – UNICEF Canada congratulates the new members of Cabinet on their first day of business for Canada’s 43rd Parliament. As a leading organization for children and youth, UNICEF Canada reminds you — and all officials in the Government of Canada — that you play a powerful role shaping the lives of […]

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SK Government: Premier Announces The Recipients Of The 2019 Premier’s Award For Excellence In The Public Service

November 21, 2019 Today, Premier Scott Moe announced one emerging leader, two individuals and five teams from the public service who will receive the Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Public Service for 2019. “Saskatchewan is privileged to have such passionate and dedicated public servants,” Moe said.  “I want to extend my sincere gratitude to […]

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IOGC Quarterly Newsletter – Volume IX, Issue 2

Reporting Period July 1, 2019 to September 30, 2019 1. Important Information for All IOGC Contacts and Clients: On July 29, 2019, Indian Oil and Gas Canada (IOGC) changed from reporting to Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC) to reporting to Indigenous Services Canada (ISC). The change in IOGC’s reporting relationship has no impact for IOGC’s First […]

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MNO ready to work with new federal cabinet

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his government’s new federal cabinet on Wednesday, November 20. The new cabinet includes 36 ministers, half of which are women. As promised by the Liberal government, reconciliation with Indigenous peoples remains a priority, which will include working closely with the Métis peoples to address critical issues affecting their communities. Recognizing […]

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MKO Hosts Chiefs Assembly on Child Welfare on National Child Day

November 20, 2019 Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO) is issuing this statement in recognition of National Child Day. The day falls on November 20 each year. National Child Day is celebrated in Canada in recognition of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Convention was […]

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MNC Congratulates New Federal Cabinet

November 21, 2019 We are pleased and encouraged by the Prime Minister’s new Cabinet appointments. They represent a good balance of new faces and experienced cabinet members who will provide a forward-looking and stable government. It was great to see the opportunities provided to those who together represent citizens from right across our country. We […]

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Yukon First Nations launch nutritional meals program in rural communities

November 20, 2019 Children and youth in Yukon First Nations rural communities will have access to two meals a day, five days per week with a new initiative launched through the Council of Yukon First Nations. A group proposal submitted by CYFN totalling $4.4 million in Jordan’s Principle funding was recently approved by Indigenous Services […]

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MN-S Reacts to Liberal Cabinet

As the Liberal cabinet was being announced in Ottawa today, Métis Nation-Saskatchewan President Glen McCallum watched with anticipation. The two portfolios he was eyeing were Crown-Indigenous Relations and Indigenous Services. “The MN-S is pleased the Liberal Government has decided to have Carolyn Bennett remain Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister,” said President McCallum. He added, “With Minister Bennett’s […]

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SCO Acknowledges Federal Cabinet Appointments

November 20, 2019 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) Grand Chief Jerry Daniels would like to take this moment to congratulate the Ministers sworn in to the Federal Cabinet today by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Grand Chief Jerry Daniels extends his welcome, “I look forward to working with this slate of […]

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Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald Welcomes the New Ministers Responsible for Indigenous Services Canada, Crown Indigenous Relations and all Newly Appointed Cabinet Members

(Toronto, ON, November 20, 2019) – Earlier today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named his cabinet for the House of Commons for the upcoming session of the 43rd Canadian Parliament. The Ontario Regional Chief offered the following statement upon the announcement of the cabinet. “On behalf of the Chiefs of Ontario, I’d like to welcome and […]

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Province Signs Progressive Agreement with Manto Sipi Cree Nation to Advance Mineral Development in Manitoba

November 21, 2019 The Manitoba government signed a new consultation protocol with the Manto Sipi Cree Nation following the recent completion of negotiations, Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine Pedersen and Chief Oliver Okemow of Manto Sipi Cree Nation announced today, adding it is the first to be developed through the Manitoba-First Nations Mineral Development […]

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NAN Looks to New Liberal Cabinet to Accelerate Progress on First Nations’ Priorities

OTTAWA, ON (November 20, 2019): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler, on behalf of the Executive Council, has issued the following response to the new federal Cabinet announcement today by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “We acknowledge Seamus O’Regan for his commitment to advancing many of our priorities and look to newly appointed Indigenous […]

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City of Campbell River: Highlights of Nov. 18/19 Council Meeting

Read highlights of the Nov. 18/19 Campbell River City Council meeting. Please note Council meeting highlights are not a substitute for the City’s comprehensive Council meeting minutes, found on the City website: campbellriver.ca Council meeting agendas, minutes and webcasts are available from the link on the homepage. Find archives of Council Meeting Highlights at: campbellriver.ca/councilmeetinghighlights NT4

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MLI Experts Available to Comment on New Cabinet

Ottawa, ON (November 20, 2019): The federal government led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to formally reveal its new cabinet at the swearing in ceremony at Rideau Hall this afternoon. What do new faces in key portfolios mean for public policy in Canada? What are the key challenges the new ministers will face, […]

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Thunderbird’s CEO Named One of Canada’s Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network

VANCOUVER / November 21, 2019 – Thunderbird Entertainment Group Inc. (TSXV:TBRD) (“Thunderbird” or the “Company”) is proud to announce the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, Jennifer Twiner McCarron, has been named by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) as one of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women. Presented in partnership with KPMG, the list of Top 100 Winners […]

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Qikiqtani Inuit Association: Notice of By-Election

Notice is hereby given to the voting members of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) that a by-election will be held in Pond Inlet and Sanikiluaq on January 20, 2020. This by-election was delayed by one week to allow all Inuit to fully participate, after the holiday season. Positions contested are: Community Director                                     Pond Inlet […]

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Premier Expands High-Grade at Mercedes Mine

Thunder Bay, November 21, 2019 – PREMIER GOLD MINES LIMITED (TSX:PG) (OTCPK: PIRGF) (“Premier”, “the Company”) is pleased to announce an update on its 42,000m exploration and delineation core drilling program at the Company’s 100%-owned Mercedes Mine, located in the State of Sonora, Mexico. The 2019 drilling campaign is currently focused on delineating new mineral […]

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Avino Negotiates Sale of Bralorne Gold Mines Ltd. To Talisker Resources Ltd.

Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (ASM: TSX/NYSE American, GV6: FSE), (“Avino” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Talisker Resources Ltd. (“Talisker”) for the sale of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Bralorne Gold Mines Ltd. (“Bralorne”) to Talisker (the “Transaction”) on the […]

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Red Pine Intersects Unexpected Gold Zones at the Wawa Gold Project- Highlights Include 2 g/t over 11.28m including 6.13 g/t over 3.15m

Toronto, Ontario – November 21, 2019 – Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: RPX) (“Red Pine” or the “Company”) announces drill results from its Fall 2019 Drilling Program at the Wawa Gold Project, located near Wawa, Ontario. The Company discovered 3 new gold zones, located away from the Surluga Deposit (Figure 1). Highlights include a discovery […]

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Fortune Minerals Signs Access Agreement With the Tlicho Government for the NICO Project Access Road

LONDON, Ontario– Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX: FT) (OTCQB: FTMDF) (“Fortune” or the “Company”) (www.fortuneminerals.com) is pleased to announce that it has signed an Access Agreement with the Tlicho Government that supports the development of the NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project (“NICO Project”) in Canada’s Northwest Territories. The NICO Project is one of the few mineral development assets […]

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Durango Expands Land Position at Windfall Lake

Vancouver, BC / November 20, 2019 – Durango Resources Inc. (TSX.V-DGO) (Frankfurt-86A1) (OTCQB -ATOXF), (the “Company” or “Durango”) announces that it has expanded its claim base via GESTIM online staking in the Windfall Lake gold camp of Québec. Marcy Kiesman, CEO of Durango stated, “The market for junior exploration has not been favourable and has […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 20197 Views

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Westleaf and We Grow Announce Filing of Information Circular, Estimated Closing Date, Consent from Debentureholders and Amendment to the Arrangement Agreement

CALGARY, Nov. 21, 2019 – Westleaf Inc. (the “Company” or “Westleaf”) (TSX-V:WL) (OTCQB:WSLFF) announces that it has filed a Joint Information Circular with respect to its proposed December 18, 2019 Westleaf Shareholder Meeting in connection with its previously announced Arrangement with We Grow BC Ltd. (“We Grow”) and certain securityholders thereof and has obtained approval […]

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CanadaBis Capital Inc. Introduces Cannabis Root-Infused Product Line: Stigma Roots

Red Deer, November 20, 2019 – CanadaBis Capital Inc. (“CanadaBis” or “the Company”), a vertically integrated Canadian cannabis company focused on finding and capitalizing on growth and diversification opportunities, is pleased to announce their latest accomplishment: the launch of Stigma Roots; a lifestyle product line featuring cannabis root-infused creams and balms. Stigma Roots seeks to […]

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MJardin Group Inc. Appoints Patrick Witcher as Chief Executive Officer

TORONTO, Canada, and DENVER, Colorado, November 20, 2019 – MJardin Group, Inc. (“MJardin” or the “Company”) (CSE: MJAR) (OTCQX: MJARF), a leader in premium cannabis production, announced today the appointment of Mr. Patrick Witcher as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Witcher held the role of MJardin’s Chief Operations Officer for the past year […]

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Rockhaven Resources Ltd. Closes Private Placement

November 20, 2019 – Rockhaven Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: RK) (“Rockhaven”) announces that it has closed its $500,000 non-brokered private placement with funds managed by Sprott Asset Management LP, as originally announced on November 6, 2019. The private placement consisted of the sale of 3,333,333 flow-through units at a price of $0.15 per unit, each unit […]

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Noront Closes C$2.06 Million Non-Brokered Private Placement As Provincial Government Re-Affirms Its Ring of Fire Commitment

TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2019— Noront Resources Ltd. (“Noront” or the “Company”) (TSX Venture: NOT) has closed a non-brokered private placement for gross proceeds of $2.06 million from the issuance of flow-through shares (the “FT Shares”) and units (the “Units”). The Company issued 7,900,000 FT Shares at a price of C$0.25 per FT Share for gross […]

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Colonial Coal Issues Stock Options

Vancouver, B.C., Canada – November 20, 2019 – Colonial Coal International Corp. (TSX-V: CAD) (the “Corporation” or “Colonial Coal”) is pleased to announce that it has granted stock options (each, a “Stock Option”) to acquire an aggregate of up to 2,100,000 common shares of the Company to each of a certain director and consultant of […]

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Trudeau taps Quebec MP Marc Miller for Indigenous Services – The Globe and Mail

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau turned to a Quebec MP and long-time personal friend on Wednesday to oversee the delivery of services to Indigenous communities. Mr. Trudeau named Marc Miller as Indigenous Services Minister on Wednesday while the former minister on the file, Seamus O’Regan, was moved to Natural Resources. Speaking outside of Rideau Hall, Mr. […]

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The AFNQL to the New Trudeau Government: “Now is the Time to Deliver”

WENDAKE, QC, Nov. 20, 2019 – The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) acknowledges the new Trudeau government’s taking office and asks that it gets to work today with First Nations, who are tired of broken promises and commitments. “It is now time to deliver,” says Ghislain Picard, Chief of the AFNQL. “The situation of […]

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Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Mourns the Passing of Former MLA Peter Kattuk

IQALUIT, Nunavut (November 20, 2019) – Speaker Simeon Mikkungwak today issued the following statement: “Former Member of the Legislative Assembly Peter Kattuk passed away earlier today following a long illness. Peter represented the constituency of Hudson Bay for two terms and I join his family and former constituents in mourning his passing. Peter was well-respected […]

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says New Federal Cabinet an Opportunity to Maintain Momentum on First Nations Priorities

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says New Federal Cabinet an Opportunity to Maintain Momentum on First Nations Priorities (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the swearing-in of today’s new federal Cabinet is an important opportunity to maintain progress and momentum on First Nations priorities, following his attendance at the […]

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Canadian Seafood Farmers Welcome The Hon. Bernadette Jordan as Minister of Fisheries and Oceans

OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA) would like to welcome the Honourable Bernadette Jordan as the new federal Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and Canadian Coast Guard and expressed its enthusiasm to work together to realizing the opportunities for Canada through sector development. “Canadian farm-raised seafood is a global leader in sustainable food […]

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Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak Looks Forward to Working Side-by-Side with New Cabinet

OTTAWA, Nov. 20, 2019 – Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak’s (LFMO) President Melanie Omeniho congratulates Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party on their re-election last month and looks forward to working alongside the new Liberal cabinet. “We foresee continuing to build relationships with the Prime Minister and his cabinet that ensure the representation and […]

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CBC Reverses Decision to Consolidate Northern Newscasts: CAJ statement

YELLOWKNIFE / Nov. 20, 2019 – The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) applauds the CBC’s decision to walk back its controversial plan to merge regional English-language morning radio newscasts in the Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. As part of the plan laid out by the public broadcaster on Monday, local newscasts would have been […]

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The Daily Thursday, November 21, 2019

November 21, 2019 Employment Insurance, September 2019 In September, 445,600 people received regular Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, down 5,600 (-1.2%) from August. There were notable decreases in five provinces, particularly in Alberta and British Columbia. At the same time, there were more EI beneficiaries in Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick. Continue reading Aquaculture, 2018 […]

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Noojimo Mikana Research as Reconciliation Carrie Bourassa TEDxUniversityofSaskatchewan

Credit: TEDx Talks The Indigenous community makes up roughly 16% of the total population of Saskatchewan. With many of these communities being remote, it is important to take their needs into account when entering research agreements with them. By fostering an environment of mentorship at the service of the communities, Carrie has been able to […]

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Pauktuutit Congratulates New Cabinet

Nov 20, 2019 OTTAWA – On behalf of the Board of Directors, Rebecca Kudloo, President of Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada, extends warm congratulations to the returning and newly appointed Cabinet Ministers. In particular, Pauktuutit looks forward to continuing our partnerships with the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett; Minister of Women and […]

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Women’s Executive Network (WXN) Announces Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winners

TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2019 – The list of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winners, presented by KPMG was released today, paying tribute to the outstanding women across Canada who advocate for diversity in the workforce and inspire the next generation of leaders. “We are celebrating 110 of Canada’s highest achieving women in fields ranging […]

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Prime Minister welcomes new Cabinet

November 20, 2019 On election day, Canadians chose to continue moving forward. From coast to coast to coast, people chose to invest in their families and communities, create good middle class jobs, and fight climate change while keeping our economy strong and growing. Canadians sent the message that they want us to work together to […]

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BC Government: Students supported with better access to more mental health programs

Nov. 20, 2019 VICTORIA – A $2-million provincewide investment in school-based student mental health will help ensure kids can access support when they need it and that they feel safe and connected at school. Each of the province’s 60 school districts will receive a portion of the funds, allocated as a school capacity-building grant, to […]

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Exciting New Partnership between Athlete Institute and ISWO

Partnership aimed at supporting the development of young Indigenous athletes in Ontario, with best basketball development program in Canada. Toronto, Ontario – November 20, 2019 – The Athlete Institute and Indigenous Sport & Wellness Ontario (ISWO) are proud to announce a partnership, aimed at developing the great game of basketball for the Indigenous youth of […]

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Nova Scotia Recognized as a National Leader in Energy Efficiency

November 19, 2019 Nova Scotia continues to be a North American leader in fighting climate change by reducing emissions and now our province is being recognized as a national leader for energy efficiency efforts. The Efficiency Canada study released today, Nov. 19, ranked Nova Scotia best in Canada for energy efficiency programs and for having […]

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BC Representative’s Statement on World Children’s Day

Nov. 20, 2019 Thirty years ago today, the United Nations ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and it has been 28 years since the treaty was ratified by Canada. The UNCRC includes 54 articles that spell out the rights to health, safety, well-being, culture and education to which every child in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201921 Views

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Media Advisory: Notice of Release of Report of the Auditor General (AB) – Thursday, November 21, 2019

Edmonton, Alberta — Alberta’s Auditor General Doug Wylie is releasing his Report of the Auditor General – November 2019 for tabling in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019. The report includes the results of the annual audit on the Consolidated Financial Statements of the Province of Alberta for the year ended March 31, […]

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AgraFlora Organics Enters Into Preferred Supply Agreement with Distributor to Loblaws and Metro Supermarkets

Vancouver British Columbia / November 20th 2019 – AgraFlora Organics International Inc.  (“AgraFlora” or the “Company”) (CSE: AGRA) (Frankfurt: PU31) (OTCPK: AGFAF) a growth oriented and diversified international cannabis company is pleased to announce the Company has entered into a preferred supply agreement (the “Supply Agreement”) with Canadian consumer packaged goods (“CPGs”) broker and wholesaler Red Phoenix International […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201922 Views

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BluEarth Renewables Announces Closing of Agreement for Change in Ownership

Calgary, Alberta – November 20, 2019 – BluEarth Renewables LP (“BluEarth” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan (“Ontario Teachers’”) and DIF Infrastructure V (“DIF V”), an independent infrastructure fund, have completed the transaction for the transfer of ownership of BluEarth. The transaction was subject to receipt of usual and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201918 Views

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Premier Gold Mines Ltd.: Final LTRA Signed for the Development of the Hardrock Project

THUNDER BAY, ON, Nov. 20, 2019 – PREMIER GOLD MINES LIMITED (“Premier”, “the Company”) (TSX:PG) (OTCPK: PIRGF) is pleased to announce that Greenstone Gold Mines Inc. (“GGM”, the “Partnership”), a 50/50 joint venture between Premier and Centerra Gold Inc., has signed a Long-term Relationship Agreement (“LTRA”) with Aroland First Nation, Animbiigoo Zaagi’igan Anishinaabek, and Ginoogaming […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201927 Views

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New Chair for OC Board

Okanagan College Media Release Okanagan College’s Board of Governors has a new Chair and Vice Chair. Gloria Morgan has been elected Chair, following the resignation of Chris Derickson, who left the position as a consequence of his recent election as Chief of the Westbank First Nation. Juliette Cunningham was elected as Vice Chair, replacing Morgan […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 201920 Views

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